Rep. John Conyers Jr.

Representative from Michigan’s 13th District, Democrat

Conyers, a Democrat, has been the representative for Michigan's 13th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

He was previously the representative for Michigan's 14th congressional district (1993-2012); and the representative for Michigan's 1st congressional district (1965-1992).


2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Conyers has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Conyers is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

John Conyers Jr. sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Conyers sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Crime and Law Enforcement (21%) Finance and Financial Sector (17%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (15%) Labor and Employment (15%) Health (14%) Agriculture and Food (6%) Commerce (6%) Housing and Community Development (6%)

Recent Bills

Some of Conyers’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1965 to Apr 2016, Conyers missed 4,877 of 28,031 roll call votes, which is 17.4%. This is much worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 187 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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